Mt.Iwaonupuri (Niseko mountain range), Light trekking with family.

Mt.Iwaonupuri (Niseko mountain range), Light trekking with family.

Mt.Iwaonupuri, 1116m, is located at the Niseko mountain range. This is an active volcano then its top is uncovered with plants has two crators. You can access to the entrance, Goshiki Onsen, by car or bus. There are two parking...
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Climbing Mt.Hakkenzan in Sapporo

Climbing Mt.Hakkenzan in Sapporo

Mt.Hakkenzan(八剣山) is a small mountain(498m) located in the south of Sapporo, near Jozankei Hot Spa. The mountain is formally named Mt.Kan-non-iwa-yama(観音岩山). Hakken means eight swords in Japanese and the name of Mt.Hakkenzan is derived from its s...
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Climbing the Kamuiwakka Hot Falls, Kamuiwakka-Yu-no-taki

Climbing the Kamuiwakka Hot Falls, Kamuiwakka-Yu-no-taki

Kamuiwakka hot falls, called Kamuiwakka-yu-no-taki(カムイワッカ湯の滝) is located in the center of Shiretoko national park. The falls comes from the mountainside of Mt.Iouzan which is an active volcano. The river is as hot as a spring, approximately 3...
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Shiretoko Cruising

Shiretoko Cruising

Foods, Wild Nature, Mount Climbing, Treking etc,. There are many things to enjoy Shiretoko. But there is a thing I want to do, Shiretoko Cruising. It is a tour to see Shiretoko peninsula by a small cruiser. I want to...
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Rishiri Island, Enjoy Beautiful Sea and Foods

Rishiri Island, Enjoy Beautiful Sea and Foods

When it comes to visiting Hokkaido in summer, you have to go to Rishiri and Rebun island. I bet that it never let you down. The summer of Rishiri is very short, because of its location, the northernmost tip of...
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Sarobetsu Plain

Sarobetsu Plain

Sarobetsu Plain is located in Toyotomi town and Toyotomi town,  northwestern Hokkaido. The Marsh was registered as Ramsar Site in 2005. Sarobetsu Plain is designated as Rishiri Rebun Sarobetsu National Park and the biggest Marsh in northern Hokkaido. This is....
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Hanada Banya, the biggest lodging house for herring fishermen called ‘Banya’.

Hanada Banya, the biggest lodging house for herring fishermen called ‘Banya’.

Banya (番屋) is known as the herring fishermen’s house in Hokkaido, especially Japan-Sea side area of Hokkaido. From the end of Edo era(1800s) to the middle of Showa era(1950s), plenty of herring had been caught every year. Herring was one of the ma...
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Ororon Line from Obira Town to Sarobetsu Plain

Ororon Line from Obira Town to Sarobetsu Plain

Ororon Line is an nickname for route 231 and 232 from Ishikari city to Teshio Town. ‘Ororon’ is derived from  Uria aalge living in Teuri Island near Haboro town in north-west Hokkaido. It is usually called Ororon-cho(オロロン鳥) by local re...
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How to enjoy Otaru Canal

How to enjoy Otaru Canal

Rickshaw around Otaru Canal Kotaro is a rookie rickshaw driver. But he has been getting famous thanks to a local TV program, which showed some rickshaw drivers at Otaru Canal.  He is shy but have a great passion for showing visitors nice places...
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Hokkaido Jingu in winter

Hokkaido Jingu in winter

Hokkaido Jingu is familier for sightseeing spot than ever. There are many tourists and local visitors even if in winter. From new year’s day, it has been crowded with the people who are trying to win their entrance examination for...
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Hokkaido Jingu, Hokkaido Shrine, Sapporo

Hokkaido Jingu, Hokkaido Shrine, Sapporo

Hokkaido Jingu is one of the most famous sightseeing spot in Sapporo. Hokkaido Jingu, Hokkaido Shrine is located at the west end of downtown Sapporo where is called 'Maruyama', a gently-sloping hill. Walking to the end of the path, an open space will appea...
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A Big X’mas Tree 2015 in Sapporo Factory

A Big X’mas Tree 2015 in Sapporo Factory

Sapporo Factory’s Big Christmas Tree has been displayed in Atrium which is the symbolic zone of Sapporo Factory. The tree was donated by Hiro-o Santa land, Hiro-o town, the east-south Hokkaido near Obihiro city. Lightening-up hour is from 16:00 –.....
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